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Healthcare 2017, 5(4), 82; https://doi.org/10.3390/healthcare5040082

Updates on the Management of Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer (NMSC)

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Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
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Division of Plastic and Maxillofacial Surgery, Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA
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Keck School of Medicine of University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 91001, USA
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Academic Editor: Sampath Parthasarathy
Received: 8 September 2017 / Revised: 20 October 2017 / Accepted: 24 October 2017 / Published: 1 November 2017
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Abstract

Non-melanoma skin cancers (NMSCs) are the most common malignancy worldwide, of which 99% are basal cell carcinomas (BCCs) and squamous cell carcinomas (SCCs) of skin. NMSCs are generally considered a curable diseases, yet they currently pose an increasing global healthcare problem due to rising incidence. This has led to a shift in emphasis on prevention of NMSCs with development of various skin cancer prevention programs worldwide. This article aims to summarize the most recent changes and advances made in NMSC management with a focus on prevention, screening, diagnosis, and staging. View Full-Text
Keywords: non-melanoma skin cancer; basal cell carcinoma; cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma; management of non-melanoma skin cancer; surgical margins of non-melanoma skin cancer; sentinel lymph node biopsy in non-melanoma skin cancer non-melanoma skin cancer; basal cell carcinoma; cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma; management of non-melanoma skin cancer; surgical margins of non-melanoma skin cancer; sentinel lymph node biopsy in non-melanoma skin cancer
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Fahradyan, A.; Howell, A.C.; Wolfswinkel, E.M.; Tsuha, M.; Sheth, P.; Wong, A.K. Updates on the Management of Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer (NMSC). Healthcare 2017, 5, 82.

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